Possible Interactions with: Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)
   

Possible Interactions with: Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)
Also listed as: DHA
 

Aspirin
In combination with aspirin, omega-3 fatty acids could be helpful in the treatment of some forms of coronary artery disease. Consult your healthcare provider about whether this combination would be appropriate for you if you have coronary artery disease.

Cyclosporine
Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce some of the side effects associated with cyclosporine therapy, which is often used to reduce the chances of rejection in transplant recipients. Consult your healthcare provider before adding any new herbs or supplements to your existing medication regimen.

Reserpine and Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
In an animal study, omega-3 fatty acids protected the stomach against ulcers induced by reserpine and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as indomethacin. Consult your healthcare provider before using omega-3 fatty acids if you are currently taking these medications.


Drug Interactions
Aspirin
Aspirin-containing Medications
Cyclosporine
Cyclosporine
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

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